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November 07, 2018

Building upon the announcement of the latest iteration of the Government of Canada's Digital 'Standards', I'd like to share an update on the development of a new Digital Policy to support federal departments and agencies in our joint effort to operate effectively as a digital government.

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November 07, 2018

In this digital age of disruption, change comes quickly. So what happens when digital disruption meets government, an institution that by design manages its many services deliberately and prudently?

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October 29, 2018

The authors of the blog are the lead organizers for the 5th edition of the Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS).

This year’s Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS) will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario from November 7 to 9, 2018. Niagara is a region with connections between 12 local area municipalities and over 200 other public, private, and non-profit organizations. Together, these groups are collaborating to publish, analyze and use Open Data from both the public and private sectors.

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October 10, 2018

AI has quickly emerged as a disruptive technology that is rewiring the way we interact with the world. For example, it’s being used in our media, health, financial, and transportation systems. It’s a technology that is becoming more pervasive and will have profound impacts for years to come.

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October 04, 2018

Fall is often a time when we reflect on the past and plan for the future …

Later this fall we will be releasing the Digital Government Strategic Plan, a rebranding and expansion of the Government of Canada’s Strategic Plan for IM/IT which is released annually. This plan will highlight actions underway or planned to help us achieve the Digital Government vision and better, digitally-enabled services for Canadians.

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